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  • Burundi mass graves: Chilling stories and photos reveal truth behind mass graves
    Burundi mass graves: Chilling stories and photos reveal truth behind mass graves
    Photos of Burundi mass graves are supporting chilling eyewitness accounts of large pools of blood and dozens of bodies scattered in all directions. The photos, taken via satellite, indicate that the stories of Burundian security forces killing...
  • Beefy the Rhino
    Rhino poaching sees decline in South Africa, record numbers elsewhere
    For the first time in over a decade, rhino poaching decreased in South Africa in 2015. While this is great news for the nation, an estimated 1,175 rhinos were still killed in 2015. In 2014, the worst year on record in the nation, over 1,200 were...
  • Food shortages in the Central African Republic
    A warning from the Central African Republic
    War in the Central African Republic (CAR) is causing severe food shortages. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said this week that 2.5 million people, about half the population, are hungry. The hunger rate has doubled in just one year,...
  • Dominic Ongwen
    Dominic Ongwen faces charges of war crimes, cannibalism, slavery
    Uganda has endured many chaotic years in its recent history, with warlords and oppressive regimes alternately fighting for power for decades. One of the most frightful warlords, Dominic Ongwen, was one of the leaders of the rebel Lord’s...
  • Free printable Kwanzaa activities for kids, winter holiday crafts, Africa lesson
    Free printable Kwanzaa activities for kids, winter holiday crafts, Africa lesson
    Kwanzaa is a uniquely African-American winter holiday which begins on December 26 and is celebrated for seven days, ending on Jan. 1. Kwanzaa is observed by lighting candles, making offerings and saying prayers. Here are free printable Kwanzaa...
  • Silversea Cruises ship
    Luxe Silversea Cruises adds more perks to Europe, Africa voyages
    Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises is tempting travelers with a slew of all-inclusive fares on featured Mediterranean and Africa voyages in 2016. Roundtrip economy air fare, a two-night pre-cruise hotel stay on Med cruises, a three-night safari on...
  • Ancient Egypt
    African American cultural awakening in America
    The African Diaspora here in America it appears has taken off with Ancient African and Egyptian teaching and knowledge being a root for enlightenment. The true identity of the black man in relation to the rest of humanity has become a conscious...
  • The arrest of Ladislas Ntaganzwa in the DRC
    One of nine men wanted for Rwandan genocide has been captured
    The Rwandan genocide is one of the worst chapters in modern world history. At least 800,000 Tutsis (300,000 of whom were children) and sympathetic Hutus were massacred, millions of people were displaced, and the entire region was destabilized to a...
  • Global cycling vacations catch on
    Global cycling vacations catch on
    “Swelling numbers” of holiday-makers-on-bikes are jetting off to cycling tours this winter, reports a group of specialists in the sport. And more and more cyclists are said to be heading to spots off the beaten track, such as mountains...
  • School meals for the Central African Republic
    Central African Republic gets early holiday gift
    The Central African Republic (CAR) just received an early holiday gift that will benefit hungry children and farmers. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday that Germany, the United States and Japan had donated to support the Purchase...
  • Rhino viewing in Swaziland
    Looking for adventure in Africa? Try Swaziland!
    You’ve heard the old saying “good things come in small packages”? That notion is perfectly exemplified by the Kingdom of Swaziland, the tiny African nation that is nevertheless packed with countless adventure opportunities...
  • Azariah Logo and his magical ripples of light
    Azariah Logo and his magical ripples of light
    The sun works in powerful ways, especially in Africa where it’s about to become the cheapest source of renewable and sustainable energy, empowering households, schools, digital books to educate millions of people who are still illiterate....
  • WFP air drops food into South Sudan
    South Sudan: four million have no food
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP), in a press release yesterday, says that 3.9 million in South Sudan are living in hunger. With conflict ongoing, around 30,000 are facing starvation in parts of Unity State, because they are blocked from...
  • Drought causes hunger emergency in Ethiopia
    Alarming increase in hunger for Ethiopia
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said Monday the number of Ethiopians needing food aid to survive had risen to 8.2 million. This is a rapid escalation in hunger since the beginning of the year, when around 2.5 million were needing food assistance...
  • Mr. Ugly pageant
    Accusations of cheating mar 'Mr. Ugly' competition
    A competition in Zimbabwe has been marred by cheating allegations and even physical altercations. Accusations of body modifications and using unnatural means have marred the once vaunted contest as the winner pocketed the winnings under a cloud of...
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